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for·tu·i·tous adjective 1. happening by chance rather than design.

This is the boat log, or 'blog' if you will, of the sailboat Fortuitous, where we reflect on our sails, our screwups, and our thoughts about nautical things.

Recent Log Entries:


It was rough to see my weather guy fall on his sword. ...continued

Whiskey Oscar Oscar

The ICW turns sharply at marker 38 when traveling north through Barnegat Bay, and the channel diverts traffic well east to navigate around Good Luck Point. On the point, there's a seemingly prime chunk of real estate that looks mostly deserted—except for hundreds of telephone poles. ...continued

Warmer Climes

Winter. Man. What a drag. ...continued

2014: The Season in Review

Short days, pervasive overcast, coat weather, and a yard full of unraked leaves mocking me: it's that time of year when sailing feels like it's an impossibly long way off. But perhaps it's an ideal time to reflect on a season well-sailed. ...continued

Big Boat Winterization

Fortuitous is very nearly put away for the season. ...continued